Windows Starter Pack
Provides users with essential freeware applications for the new Windows PC: Web Browser, E-mail Client, OpenOffice, Image Editor, Music and Video Jukebox, File Compression, PDF Reader, Torrent Client, and more must-have applications.
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What it offers
  • Essential freeware applications you need for your new Windows computer
  • All Freeware - no trial version, no spyware
  • Simple to get started using UpdateStar client
  • Always providing you the latest versions

Windows Starter Pack includes
Mozilla Firefox
The award-winning web browser is now faster, more secure, and fully customizable.
Firefox delivers helpful new features to make your online experience more productive. Firefox continues to lead the way in online security, and now includes active protection from online scams to keep you safer. Choose from over a thousand useful add-ons that enhance Firefox. It’s easy to personalize Firefox to make it your own.
 
Mozilla Thunderbird
A free, open source, cross-platform e-mail and news client. Easily organize and customize your mail. Thunderbird features many new enhancements to help you better manage your unruly inbox, and stay informed. Thunderbird scales to the most sophisticated organizational needs while making it easy to find what you need. Thunderbird allows you to customize your email to suit your specific needs whether it’s how you search and find messages or listening to music right out of your inbox. 
 
OpenOffice.org
OpenOffice.org is both a fully-featured office suite compatible with leading office products, and a virtual community working through OpenOffice.org's numerous projects. The program is free of charge and will always be free. The community comes together at www.openoffice.org to develop, support, and promote the use of OpenOffice.org. For information on joining the OpenOffice.org community, visit our Introduction page.
 
The GIMP
GIMP is the GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is a freely distributed piece of software for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. It works on many operating systems, in many languages.
 
Paint.NET
Paint.NET is free image and photo editing software for computers that run Windows. It features an intuitive and innovative user interface with support for layers, unlimited undo, special effects, and a wide variety of useful and powerful tools. An active and growing online community provides friendly help, tutorials, and plugins.
 
Miro
Miro is a free application for channels of internet video (also known as video podcasts and video rss). Miro is designed to be easy to use and to give you an elegant fullscreen viewing experience.
 
VLC Media Player
VideoLAN Client (VLC) is a media player, streamer, and encoder for Unix, Windows, Mac OS X, BeOS, QNX, and PocketPC. It can play most audio and video codecs (MPEG 1/2/4, DivX, WMV, Vorbis, AC3, AAC, etc.), has support for VCD, SVCD, and DVD (with menus), and can read or dump streams from a network source (HTTP, UDP, DVB, MMS, etc.). It can also act as a server and send streams through the network, with optional support for audio and video transcoding.
 
7-zip
A file archiver with the highest compression ratio. The program supports 7z, ZIP, RAR, CAB, ARJ, LZH, CHM, CPIO, RPM, DEB, GZIP, BZIP2, Z and TAR formats. Compression ratio in the new 7z format is 30-50% better than ratio in ZIP format. Also 7-Zip compresses to ZIP 2-10% better than PKZip and WinZip. 7-Zip has additional powerful command line version and FAR Manager support. 
 
Adobe Reader
Adobe Reader is free software that lets you open, view, search, digitally sign, verify, and print Portable Document Format (PDF) files. Adobe Reader software is the global standard for electronic document sharing.
 
Skype
Skype uses P2P (peer-to-peer) technology to provide voice-based communication with other Internet users. The technology is extremely advanced, but easy to use. It features excellent sound quality, end-to-end encryption, and automatic negotiation of firewalls or routers.
 
uTorrent
Feature rich BitTorrent client for Windows. uTorrent was written with efficiency in mind. Unlike many torrent clients, it does not hog valuable system resources - typically using less than 6MB of memory, allowing you to use the computer as if it weren't there at all.
 
AppCleaner
Clean and powerful software to find and delete obsolete data and files on your computer. It protects your privacy and optimizes computer performance and security. It is small and easy to download. And its's freeware! .
 
PrimoPDF
PrimoPDF is a free tool for high-quality PDF creation, comprising a user-friendly interface that enables printing to PDF from virtually any Windows application. Convert to PDF from any application by simply 'printing' to the PrimoPDF printer - it couldn't be easier! Within minutes, you can create high-quality PDFs by converting from Word, Excel, and virtually any other printable file type.
 
IrfanView
A very fast, small, compact and innovative graphic viewer for Windows.
 
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